Niagara Regional Police are trying to identify a person of interest associated to multiple thefts throughout the Niagara Region.
Over the past two weeks, the NRPS has received an influx of incidents throughout the Niagara Region involving thefts from local businesses. The male claims to be a currency collector looking for specific serial numbers and asks the well-intentioned clerk to look at the bills within the cash register. A distraction is created, the suspect conceals several bills and leaves undetected.
A photo of the suspect has been posted at niagarapolice.ca
Police are searching for a male suspect following a robbery in St. Catharines late Wednesday night.
Police say around 11:pm, after leaving a convenience store in the area of Martindale Rd and Grapeview Drive, a female clerk was accosted from behind as she was walking to her vehicle.
The suspect forced their way into the vehicle, a struggle ensued and the suspect then fled on foot on Grapeview drive with items belonging to the female, who suffered minor injuries.
Niagara Centre MP Vance Badawey,is inviting residents to his annual end of summer BBQ August 26th at Club Richelieu in Welland.
Badaway says the free community event will celebrate the summer with food, entertainment, face painting, a clown, Niagara Fire Service, Niagara College Canada, the Oake Centre, and the Welland Heritage Council. Everyone is welcome to bring blankets and chairs.
The event will run from 1 till 4 p.m.